Govt to withdraw Tharu, Madhesi movement cases

Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2017

The government decision to withdraw cases against the Tharu and Madhesi activists comes a day after the RJPN leaders’ call for postponing second phase of polls. Their constitution amendment demand is also yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, the Cabinet …

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.